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MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module

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MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module
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Re: MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module

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Not sure if you're posting content from actual support requests, but I did send in this request a couple of days ago. I found when I installed PHP 8.0.1 in MAMP PRO 6.3 that it came with the gd extension, but it wasn't compiled and when I look at phpinfo, it still shows PHP 8.0.0 instead of PHP 8.0.1. I figured out how to manually compile the extension from the official php source but when I added the extension in php.ini, it still wasn't showing up as enabled.
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Re: MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module

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cwuensche wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:13 pm Not sure if you're posting content from actual support requests, but I did send in this request a couple of days ago. I found when I installed PHP 8.0.1 in MAMP PRO 6.3 that it came with the gd extension, but it wasn't compiled and when I look at phpinfo, it still shows PHP 8.0.0 instead of PHP 8.0.1. I figured out how to manually compile the extension from the official php source but when I added the extension in php.ini, it still wasn't showing up as enabled.
Thanks for letting us know. This was actually posted by another user before we migrated our forums so I had copied their post here. Let's see what others are saying it was an active topic before I moved forums.
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Re: MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module

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mampsupportmod wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:51 am
cwuensche wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:13 pm Not sure if you're posting content from actual support requests, but I did send in this request a couple of days ago. I found when I installed PHP 8.0.1 in MAMP PRO 6.3 that it came with the gd extension, but it wasn't compiled and when I look at phpinfo, it still shows PHP 8.0.0 instead of PHP 8.0.1. I figured out how to manually compile the extension from the official php source but when I added the extension in php.ini, it still wasn't showing up as enabled.
Thanks for letting us know. This was actually posted by another user before we migrated our forums so I had copied their post here. Let's see what others are saying it was an active topic before I moved forums.
Thanks for the reply. I just wanted to let you know that I got it working yesterday by downloading the official PHP 8.0.0.1 source code from PHP.net, going to the extension directory, running phpize on it, running configure on it with the php-config file provided in the MAMP php directory, then running make and make install. There was a bizarre thing happening where MAMP wasn't detecting the new PHP version was installed on the host until I told MAMP to run the same version of PHP 8.0.0.1 on every host instead of having individual versions on each host.
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Re: MAMP 6.3 - PHP 8 is missing PHP GD module

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Has anyone heard back from MAMP Support on this issue? I know they updated MAMP Pro to fix some issues with PHP 8.x but as of today (Feb 20, 2021) GD is still missing from MAMP 6.3.x.
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